Inicial 2012: River Plate claim their first win, whilst All Boys and Quilmes draw (video)

Saturday's 2012 Torneo Inicial matches began in La Plata, where River Plate got their first win of the season thanks to two second half goals from Rogelio Gabriel Funes Mori after a first half in which they'd been poor, and very fortunate not to concede a penalty. Later on, Belgrano and San Lorenzo played out... Continue Reading →

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Clausura & Nacional B: River return to the big time, Arsenal campeón & Tigre survive

It's been an all-action weekend of football in Argentina to conclude the regular season, with only the relegation playoffs (which start this Thursday) and the Copa Argentina final now left of the domestic season. River Plate beat Almirante Brown 2-0 to return to the Primera División at the first opportunity - I was there! -... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2012: round 16 fixtures

The sixteenth round of the Torneo Apertura is upon us, with San Martín taking on Olimpo in the weekend's first match (if Olimpo don't win, they'll be relegated). Tomorrow, title challengers All Boys (those are four words I never thought I'd write) travel to Lanús, Rafaela host Tigre - who'll climb out of all relegation... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2012: round 15 fixtures

The fifteenth round of the 2012 Torneo Clausura starts shortly as Godoy Cruz host Argentinos Juniors in Mendoza, and continues later tonight with Tigre taking on league leaders Newell's Old Boys. Later in the weekend, San Lorenzo travel to Santa Fe to play Unión, Vélez Sarsfield, fresh from beating Santos on Thursday night, host Belgrano,... Continue Reading →

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